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Cougars grab first round NCAA Tournament victory over Montana

Cougars grab first round NCAA Tournament victory over Montana

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

In a year full of peaks and valleys for the WSU women’s soccer team, the lights were shining brightest Friday night at the Lower Soccer Field as the Cougars hosted University of Montana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cougars (13-5-1, 5-5-1) opened the game on a mission, dominating...

Cougars down Bruins for second time this season

Cougars down Bruins for second time this season

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

For the second time this season, No. 19 WSU volleyball defeated No. 21 University of California, Los Angeles, in four sets Thursday night in Los Angeles. Despite a 3-1 final score, the match wasn’t as one-sided until the very end. In the first set, the teams went back and forth and WSU only had...

Swim saddles up as team hosts Wyoming

Swim saddles up as team hosts Wyoming

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Gibb Pool ain't big enough for two teams this week, as the Cougars will face the visiting University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Friday. WSU last saw action Saturday when the Cougars lost 158-95 to No. 5 University of California, Berkeley. For the Cougars’ second conference meet of the season, they were...

Women’s golf finishes 11th in Nanea Pac-12 Preview

Women’s golf finishes 11th in Nanea Pac-12 Preview

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women’s golf team was the recipient of a trip to Kailua Kona, Hawaii, to escape some brisk weather in Pullman. However, they were not in Hawaii to vacation, but to compete in the Nanea Pac-12 Preview held at the Nanea Golf Club. Despite the change in scenery, the Cougars were not able to...

Utah State downs Cougs

Utah State downs Cougs

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball opened its season Tuesday night with a 72-61 loss against Utah State University. The game was a tight matchup throughout the 40-minute period, however, mistakes in the fourth quarter cost the Cougars a victory. Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova felt that the team...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Women's

Junior forward Morgan Weaver had a spectacular week for WSU, earning her the Evergreen’s Athlete of the Week. Weaver had her biggest game of the season Friday scoring a hat trick against cross-state rival University of Washington as the Cougars cruised to a 3-1 win in the Apple Cup. She leads...

WSU starts season against Utah State

WSU starts season against Utah State

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will tip off its season Tuesday when it faces Utah State University at Beasley Coliseum. Coming off a blowout win against Warner Pacific University in their exhibition game on Oct. 29, the Cougars are ready to get back on the court. In the exhibition game, the Cougars claimed...

WSU hosts Montana in first round of NCAA Tournament at home

WSU hosts Montana in first round of NCAA Tournament at home

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU soccer will host University of Montana on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The two teams faced off once before on Sept. 14 in Pullman, where the Cougars won 3-1. Last season the Cougars made it to the third round, which is the furthest WSU has ever made it in the tournament. Going...

WSU women’s golf travels to Kailua Kona, Hawaii

WSU women’s golf travels to Kailua Kona, Hawaii

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women’s golf team will be getting out of the cold Monday when they travel to Kailua Kona, Hawaii, for the Nanea Pac-12 Preview at the Nanea Golf Club. This will be the Cougars' fifth tournament, wrapping up their meets for the fall semester. WSU will be competing aside 11 other teams, five...

Cougars sweep Sun Devils on Sunday afternoon

Cougars sweep Sun Devils on Sunday afternoon

JOE CERVANTES, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

No. 18 WSU took down Arizona State University in three sets Sunday afternoon. After losing to University of Arizona on Friday night, the Cougars came back to end the weekend with a win. The first set was not competitive as the Cougars were able to gain the lead early and keep it for the remainder...

Volleyball falls short against Wildcats

Volleyball falls short against Wildcats

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

No. 18 WSU volleyball fell to No. 21 University of Arizona 3-2 Friday night in Bohler Gym, putting an end to the Cougars’ four-game win streak. After the game, Head Coach Jen Greeny said there were moments where her team was not communicating very well. “We definitely need that leadership out...

WSU swim falls to Golden Bears at home

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

After defeating Northern Arizona University on Friday, WSU swimming returned to the pool Saturday morning to host its second conference match of the season against No. 5 University of California, Berkeley. This was the first time the two teams have seen each other since 2016 when Cal took a 155...

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